Email to my Daughter

I’ve decided to set up an email account for baby girl so that her Daddy, Grandparents and I can email her. We’ll use it to share stories with her, tell her what she’s like at that moment in time, send her photos, and just let her know how much she is loved as she grows up. Then, when she’s old…

I Loved You From The Very Start

I loved you from the very start, You stole my breath, embraced my heart. Our life together has just begun, You’re part of me my little one. As mother with child, each day I grew, My mind was filled with thoughts of you. I’d daydream of the things we’d share, Like late-night cuddles and teddy bears. Like first steps and…

Instagram

I’m having a bit of a passionate love affair with Instagram at the moment. I love how you can get an insight into people’s lives more than you can with words, in a status update (I’m not a stalker honest). I love how you can edit your photos to make them pretty and share them with others, look at lots…

I wish….

I wish I cared less didn’t care about what people think. I wish I had more clothes that fit me and don’t highlight my belly/bum/hips/love (hate) handles. I wish I didn’t have post-natal body ‘issues’ and could work out hard like I want to so I can feel better about myself. I wish I had more confidence. I wish I…

Welcome to Birds and Lilies!

Hi! I’m Louise, and this is my new blog. It’s where I’m going to share my life as a new mummy and the journey I took to get where I am (it wasn’t easy), talk about pregnancy and IVF, parenting, and life with my daughter. But I’ll also share other parts of my life with you too when the mood…